We here at Bar & WC Cattle we have done our homework on our cattle and what we feed our beef. We have raised and are investing is new, different kinds of cattle. To get a grass-fed beef you raise them on grass from the day they are born. Here is a list of the cattle that we own and there names.
This is what we grow for our beef, we pasture
them in 1,240 acres and we rotate them every 2 months to
keep the grass healthy.
Intermediate Wheatgrass, Orchardgrass, Paiute, Slender Wheatgrass, Crested Wheatgrass, Hycrest, Smooth Bromegrass, Dahurian Wildrye, Pubescent Wheatgrass, Western Wheatgrass, Russian Wildrye, Hercules Tall Wheatgrass, Siberian Wheatgrass, Slender Wheatgrass, AC Saltlander Green Wheatgrass, Mid-Maturing Forage Orchardgrass, Late-Maturing Forage Orchardgrass, Tall Fescue, Forage Type, Perennial Ryegrass – two varieties, Meadow Bromegrass, Ginger Kentucky Bluegrass, Climax Timothy, White Clover, Purina Cattle Cubes, Mineral Block and Purina Accouration Block
This is what we feed our beef, We put them in a pasture feedlot.
#25 Mable (bought from Lazy Y Cattle) (Dam: SMxAN Sire: Immortal)
#26 Excape (Dam: Mable Sire: Mr. Right)
#27 Willow (Dam: Mable Sire: Discovery)
#24 Maze (Dam: Mable Sire: Discovery)
The Angus breed began in the northern regions of England. Originally both red and black cattle were equally selected for in attempts to get high quality traits wherever possible. In the latter half of the 18th century, the cattle of the Aberdeen – Angus counties of northeast Scotland were being heavily used for the improvement of other regional cattle herds. One of the most successful English breeds of cattle, the Angus has long been the cattle “business” breed.
#12 Lily (Bought from Double Diamond Cattle) (Dam: A Angus Mother Sire: A Beefmaster Bull)
#13 Rose Waker (Dam: Lily Sire: BCC Bushwacker)
#14 Violet (Dam: Lily Sire: Top Ten)
#15 Daisy (Dam: Lily Sire: Cowboy Up)
#16 Holly (Dam: Lily Sire: Investment)
Beefmaster is a cross of Hereford cows and Shorthorn cows with Brahman bulls. Though there are no standards for color, most are red to light red or black.
#1 Obe (bought from Lazy Y Cattle) (Dam: A Simmental Mother Sire: Tullibardine Jeopardy)
#2 Quick Draw (Dam: Obe Sire: Mr. Right)
#3 Laya (Dam: Obe Sire: Discovery)
#4 Chewy (Dam: Obe Sire: Discovery)
Early records indicate that Simmental cattle were the result of a cross between large German cattle and a smaller breed indigenous to Switzerland. The name Simmental is derived from the name of the area where the cattle were first bred - the Simme Valley which is situated in the Berner Oberland in Switzerland. In crossbreeding, the Simmental has proved very successful. It provides good growth, a large frame and thus a better beef yield to its crossbred progeny. It improves the quality of the meat with white fat and excellent marbling. It improves the milk yield, resulting in strong development of the calves in suckler herds.
#17 Danna (bought from Lazy Y Cattle)
#18 Marty (bought from Lazy Y Cattle)
#20 Molly (Dam: Danna Sire: Time Changer)
#2 Eve'e (Dam: Molly Sire: Top Ten)
Club calves can be a mix of Maine Anjou, Chianina, Shorthorn, Angus, Galloway and Gelbvieh with no particular colour. Gonnet said the popularity of calf shows in the U.S. has always been large, but it is becoming more popular in Canada, especially for young people who enjoy travelling to cattle shows.
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Beef Shorthorn come in three colors, red, white and roan. Red cattle may be solid red or have white markings and they can be horned or polled. They are bigger than their dairy counterparts and are grown specifically for their beef. Beef Shorthorn can be found around the world in suckler and commercial herds from the UK to the USA, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.
By breeding a black mother and a white father you get smoke calves.
Our Charolais Cattle Names Are:
#6 Fanci (Dam: Eve'e Dam: Schurrtop Rancher)
Until the mid-1960s, all the Charolais in Mexico, the United States and Canada were descendants of this initial Pugibet herd. Due to the limited number of original animals and the import restrictions which were in place, they have been crossed on other cattle in an upgrading process. Because of the use of the upgrading process few of the Charolais cattle currently found in the United State are of pure French breeding. With the lightening of the import restrictions in Canada in the mid-1960's fullblood Charolais were again imported from France. This allowed for the importation of new bloodlines from France. This meant new genetic material for tightly-bred Charolais pedigrees of the time. Several breeding herds were estabilished in Canada, as well as the island of Eleuthera, in the Bahamas. Japan, England and Ireland also imported purebred Charolais directly from France. Offspring from these herds were later imported to the United States.
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Braunvieh is a German word which translated into English means Brown Cow. Their hair is various shades of brown, predominately mousy brown, but ranging from light brown with gray to very dark brown. The border of the muzzle is very light, as is the poll, and often a lighter colored dorsal stripe is seen. The udder and inside of the legs and underline also being the lighter shade. A darker, smokier shading is often evident around the shoulders and neck compared to the rest of the body. The switch of the tail is dark brown to black. The skin is pigmented, the muzzle is black, and the hooves are dark and very hard. Body weights range from 1,100 to 1,500 pounds for adult females and 2,000 to 2,500 pounds for adult males. Steers at optimum slaughter weight are 1,300 pounds at 13 months of age.